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What do I do when a program stops responding?

When a program stops responding, and turns gray and the box that says "this program is no longer responding" comes up, How do I know when to close the window, and when do I wait for it to respond?
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Running multiple concurrent background processes then wait for all of them to terminate, on Windows

Anybody know if there is cmd script that does that and/or a command line tool ready for the job? Thanks!
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When booting Windows 7, everytime a sceen appears for 10 minutes “configuring updates 0%” before continuing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stop Windows 7 from installing some updates which aren't working? Prevent Windows 7 from installing a “critical” updates that crashes the system. Windows ...
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Windows XP waits for USB drive on almost every operation

I have a problem with my Windows XP operating system, particularly with the USB device that is plugged in - 1TB WD My Book external drive. I haven't found any information about such behavior when ...
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Setting up an alias that waits for the next prompt to enter a command

I'm trying to set up an alias that connects to an ftp site.. so far (with the help of SO :] ) I've been able to create the alias that will connect. I've tried adding the next command preceded by a ...